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Einstein Was Right!

1st Edition

By Karl Hess

Pan Stanford

220 pages

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Description

All modern books on Einstein emphasize the genius of his relativity theory and the corresponding corrections and extensions of the ancient space-time concept. However, Einstein's opposition to the use of probability in the laws of nature and particularly in the laws of quantum mechanics is criticized and often portrayed as outdated. The author of E

Table of Contents

A Promising Beginning? Einstein's Trojan Horse, John Bell, and Experimental Realization. The Devil Is in the Details. Developing a Space-Time-Dependent Model. First Publications. Teleportation and Quantum Computing. Space-Time, Elements of Reality and Probability Revisited. New Friends, New Inequalities. Bell's Many Proofs. Last Work with Walter. Intermission. A New Beginning. The Inequality and Boole. Was He Right?

About the Author

Karl Hess received a PhD in physics/mathematics from the University of Vienna in 1970. He has been a professor of both electrical engineering and physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 1980 and has held the Swanlund Chair since 1996 (emeritus 2006). Hess has received a number of national and international awards.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT025000
MATHEMATICS / Recreations & Games
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics
SCI057000
SCIENCE / Quantum Theory